Advantages and disadvantages of typical TEFL activities

This is one of my favourite ways of looking at aspects of TEFL that we might take for granted – look at both how to exploit the advantages of it and combat any possible weak points. For example, I bet your CELTA tutor never told you there are many potential drawbacks to eliciting…

The advantages and disadvantages of authentic texts

The advantages and disadvantages of eliciting

The advantages and disadvantages of blind observations

Having said that it is one of my favourites, I now realise that I have only written three. Feel free to beat me to the many other topics that could be written about that way…

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1 Response to Advantages and disadvantages of typical TEFL activities

  1. Dan Blass says:

    Ive always felt that vocabulary eliciting with yes and no questions was a bit patronising / childish. Imagine doing that in a room full of serious engineers…

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